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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2012, 01:41:39 AM »
So I'll have one day available there. This Wednesday iyh. Though I'll be there from tomorrow but will be busy until Wednesday.
Anything specific or "can't miss" things?
I did some nice scuba diving there (actually I think my very first time was there)

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2012, 03:02:05 PM »
So I'll have one day available there. This Wednesday iyh.
 

I did some nice scuba diving there (actually I think my very first time was there)
Make sure not to swallow any water by mistake, Tzom Gedalia... :P
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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2012, 03:05:34 PM »
Make sure not to swallow any water by mistake, Tzom Gedalia... :P
Oh my I totally fgt. There goes my excitement! Its really hot and u must drink. So I'll have to stay indoors more. :(

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2012, 03:38:59 PM »
What's a can't miss though is Rabbi Federman, the man's awesome and his kids are the cutest (although if I understand correctly you will prob be spending RH by him)
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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2012, 03:41:16 PM »
What's a can't miss though is Rabbi Federman, the man's awesome and his kids are the cutest (although if I understand correctly you will prob be spending RH by him)
Yes u are correct on both parts

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2012, 04:55:31 PM »
Oh my I totally fgt. There goes my excitement! Its really hot and u must drink. So I'll have to stay indoors more. :(
Yeah forget about scuba diving. U ll get very thirsty after the first dive.

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #21 on: September 16, 2012, 05:08:00 PM »
Yeah forget about scuba diving. U ll get very thirsty after the first dive.
Same for snorkeling IME.
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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2012, 05:10:30 PM »
Thanx for the tips. I guess I'll take it easy. And do.the snorkeling In sju a day later

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2012, 09:48:56 PM »
Thanx for the tips. I guess I'll take it easy. And do.the snorkeling In sju a day later
Let us know how it how I'm gonna be there after the chagim
If your gonna be in sju at night check out the bioluminescent bay it seems really cool

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #24 on: September 19, 2012, 01:31:27 PM »
They could have just taken the shuttle/bus... Where did they decide to go in the end?

I sent them to Miami on NCL Bahamas Cruise (see other thread for some details I think i posted when i did it myself).

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #25 on: September 30, 2012, 04:38:13 PM »
Mini TR :
So as you all know I went to STT for RH to be m'zakeh some yiden with nice chazzunos ;) and while I was there went to check out the island and surroundings.

Flight was nice, AA. I tried getting my bags for free with cities card I'm AU on but to no avail...boarded one of the last and found exit open and sat down.  Landed and walking out of plane feeling the humid heat wave "blowing" in my face (no breeze). Took a 15p taxi shared with others and went to where I was staying near the Ritz. $22 including luggage.
Hung out at my place, enjoyed the view and prepared for YT which was that night. Tashlich was really nice as you can prob imagine.  Walked around the hills of St Thomas (roads are hills) and took in the scenery.

Tzom Gedalia,  took the rabbis car and drove around the island for many hours- got used to left side driving in a sec. Went to Main St. , Bought some nice souvenirs and drove all the way up to mountain hill view which is unbelievably beautiful and great view. Then went down to Megan's beach but couldn't spend much time there because it was fast. So I took some nice pics and kept going to beautiful water fronts and beaches . Then time to break fast and get sleep for the next few days in SJU (go to that thread)


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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #26 on: September 30, 2012, 04:39:43 PM »
Island from plane

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #27 on: May 22, 2013, 09:27:59 AM »
Would this be ideal for a week with a 3 month old? Also is there enough to do there for a week and hows the weathers beginning of July thanx

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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #28 on: May 22, 2013, 09:34:02 AM »
Would this be ideal for a week with a 3 month old? Also is there enough to do there for a week and hows the weathers beginning of July thanx
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Re: St Thomas Island
« Reply #29 on: May 22, 2013, 09:38:07 AM »
Would this be ideal for a week with a 3 month old? Also is there enough to do there for a week and hows the weathers beginning of July thanx
From the day i spent there, it has a lot of hills and only water sports as activities. Unless you plan on ferrying to the other islands, I think two/three days would be the max i could handle. They do have a really cool old shul with sand floors which was nice to see. Beware, it is located in the middle of a very steep hill.
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